Although disproportionately affected by HIV, adolescent girls and young women, particularly those living with HIV, are often the strongest advocates and leaders in the response.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) has recently become salient, but adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights (ASRHR) challenges are still a global health problem.
Among Zambia’s key health and development challenges, are high rates of EUP, and disproportionately higher HIV rates among AGYW. Pregnancy among girls in school poses a challenge. CSE programmes are part of available armamentarium to improve knowledge on the risks.
This report presents the findings and recommendations of a baseline study conducted for Our Rights, Our Lives, and Our Future (O3 plus), a UNESCO-SIDA supported project which is being implemented at the university level in Tanzania from 2021 to 2022.
The purpose of this assessment was to collect comprehensive information on youth-friendly services (YFS) in line with existing guidelines and standards and provide recommendations for health facilities in higher and tertiary education institutions (HTEI) to be fully functional.
Children in sub-Saharan African countries face higher exposure to gender-based violence (GBV) compared to their counterparts in other world regions (United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF], 2014). When GBV occurs in schools, it severely endangers access to education.
The global community has committed to achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services, but how to do it remains a challenge in many low-income countries. Capacity development is listed as a means of implementation for Agenda 2030.
The immediate context for this financial landscape analysis is the learning crisis triggered by school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic and the shrinking fiscal space available to governments.
The present study considers how school violence and bullying is being addressed in Eastern and Southern Africa within policies and programmes in the region.
Violence against school children is a prevalent global issue. Despite the high prevalence of school violence in Zambia, there is limited research on students with disabilities’ experiences of school violence.